The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking assistance from those with suitable experience to review the draft – Water, sanitation and hygiene standards in schools in low-cost settings Draft- WASH Standards in Schools. A “Response Form” which details the type of review being sought g can be found here Response Form . Responses from interested individuals/institutions should be sent by 28 February 2009.
The guidelines deal specifically with water supply (water quality, quantity and access), hygiene promotion, sanitation, control of vector-borne disease, cleaning and waste disposal and food storage and preparation. They are designed for use in low-cost settings where simple and affordable measures can make a significant improvement to hygiene and health.
The draft guidelines have been edited by John Adams, Jamie Bartram, Yves Chartier and Jackie Sims.